What does popular culture teach us about ourselves -- our values, our interests, and our hopes for the future? In Acculturated, an all-star line up of contributors examines everything from television shows like "Toddlers in Tiaras," "Modern Family," and "The Biggest Loser" to online dating to Lady Gaga to trashy tabloid magazines to assess the state of core virtues like thrift, honesty, perseverance, and generosity in our modern age.

Acculturated 2011, Templeton Foundation Press

ISBN-13: 9781599473727

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